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Electrical Engineer

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    Hendersonville, California
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An Electrical Engineer job in Vista, CA is available through Modis Engineering for a direct-client of ours. We are looking for an Electrical Engineer to support the Security and Transportation Technology division in Vista, CA. This is a 6-month contract opportunity offering competitive pay. So are you ready for your next challenge?
Electrical Engineer Job Summary:

Work as part of a cross-functional engineering team with Scientists, Mechanical and Software Engineers to develop next-generation X-ray based security equipment.
Design microcontroller and PLC-based machine control systems, including circuit design, embedded programming, motion control, and power distribution.
Develop X-ray detector data acquisition systems for R&D and production equipment.
Design printed circuits and direct PCB layout, fabrication, and assembly
Produce Engineering documentation such as design specifications, interface control documents, schematics, wiring diagrams, and bills of material.
Typically, we have no more than 2-3 Electrical Engineers working on any single project, and for smaller projects the Engineer will work on their own to develop solutions, present concepts and designs in a review, and complete the implementation.

Required Skills:

BS in Electrical Engineering or similar with at least 5 years of professional experience
Able to see a design through from R&D to production, including writing specifications (system, subsystem, ICD’s, etc), developing design documentation, building prototypes, designing for production, and troubleshooting problems.
Proficient in digital and/or analog circuit design
Familiar with schematic capture and PCB layout tools (Orcad and PADS preferred)
Familiar with PCB design and fabrication processes
Knowledge of programming languages such as C, VHDL, IEC61131
Experience with electrical test equipment such as oscilloscopes, DMMs, function generators, bench supplies
Familiar with a product development process including design specifications, design reviews, Engineering drawings and documentation formats, and ECR processes
Comfortable working with and around Xray radiation producing machines, radioactive materials, high voltage, heavy machinery, electric and hydraulic power systems.
Able to effectively work with a cross-functional team of scientists, engineers, and technicians, as well as handle a wide range of multidisciplinary tasks.


Knowledge of radiation detection technologies and data acquisition systems
Knowledge of Xray producing machinery
Experience developing system architectures and designs for complex systems
Ability to obtain a SECRET clearance, access SSI

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